Civil Engineering Department Heads and Chairs are critical leaders for all Civil Engineering programs across the nation. They serve to advance, facilitate, and communicate educational and research matters among all Civil Engineering Departments, the profession, and the Society.

Join the Collaborate Community of Department Heads and Chairs and feel free to post questions and view discussions with our colleagues.

2023 National CE Department Heads Conference

June 12–14, 2023
Iowa State University

Pre-Conference Session Begins:  9:00am on June 12
Conference Begins: 12:30 p.m. on June 12
Conference Ends: 12:00 p.m. on June 14

Registration Fee:

$350 (ASCE Members / Institute Members)
$400 (non ASCE Members / non Institute Members)

Conference Hotels


Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

To/From Airport

Please refer to the airport's transportation for connection to/from our nearby airport.

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Additional Resources from Conference Host

Iowa State University Resources

Previous NCEDHC host / location:

  • 2022 - Portland State University (Portland, OR)
  • 2019 ‐ Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • 2018 ‐ Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 2017 ‐ Brigham Young University (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 2016 ‐ University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
  • 2015 ‐ Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA)
  • 2014 ‐ University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
  • 2013 ‐ University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
  • 2012 ‐ Crown Plaza White Plains hosted by Manhattan College and Columbia University (White Plains, NY)
  • 2011 ‐ University of Wisconsin ‐ Madison (Madison, WI)
  • 2010 ‐ Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 2009 ‐ The Nines Hotel hosted by Portland State University (Portland, OR)
  • 2008 ‐ Omni Hotel hosted by University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
  • 2007 ‐ Marriott Fort Collins hosted by Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
  • 2006 ‐ San Luis Resort (Galveston, TX)